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She was the first Chinese American woman to vote in the U.S.

Clip: 05/13/2020 | 10m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

Tye Leung Shulze resisted domestic servitude and an arranged child marriage to provide translation services and solace to Asian immigrant victims of human trafficking in San Francisco. In 1912, one year after California granted women the right to vote, she became the first Chinese American woman to vote in a U.S. election.

Aired: 05/13/20

Rating: NR

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